Lil Jon
Lil Jon
Celebrated Name: Lil John
Real Name/Full Name: Jonathan H. Smith
Gender: Male
Age: 52 years old
Birth Date: January 17, 1972
Birth Place: Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Nationality: American
Height: 1.68m
Weight: 68kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Spouse (Name): Nicole Smith (m. 2004)
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): Yes (Nathan Smith aka DJ Young Slade)
Dating/Girlfriend (Name): N/A
Is Lil Jon Gay?: No
Profession: Rapper/DJ/Record Producer/Film Producer/Composer/Entrepreneur/Actor de voz
Salary: $7 to 10 million (approx)
Net Worth in 2024: $35 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Jonathan H Smith, better known as Lil Jon, is a rapper and record producer from the United States. He was the former frontman of Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz, a multi-platinum selling rap group. Also, Lil Jon has worked with a slew of prominent musicians, like DJ Snake, Pitbull, etc. He was a driving force behind the rise of the hip hop subgenre Crunk and is acknowledged for garnering mainstream music prominence.

Maybe you know about Lil Jon very well But do you know how old and tall is he and what is his net worth in 2024? If you do not know, We have prepared this article about details of Lil Jon’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Born and raised in Southwest Atlanta, Lil Jon grew up in a middle-class neighborhood. He was the oldest of the five children of an Aerospace engineer with previous military duty (father) and his mother, who has a military-medical profession. Three of his siblings subsequently joined the US military, following in their parent’s footsteps, but he dived into the world of music.

His mother characterized him as a high achiever who was also autonomous and a voracious reader. Smith and his pals began going to see their favorite bands, such as Agent Orange and Red Hot Chilli Peppers, at the Masquerade on a regular basis. Smith’s parents were quite strict, but at the age of 15, after he taught himself how to DJ, they allowed him to practice in their family home basement.

Smith and his friends were quite fond of skateboarding which led him to have a part-time job at a Skate and Bicycle shop in the neighborhood. While working at the shop, he would DJ locally at dance clubs and house parties.

Age, Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Being born on 17 January 1972, Lil Jon is 52 years old as of today’s date 19th May 2024. His height is 1.68 m tall, and weight is 68 kg.

Personal Life: wife, girlfriend, dating, divorce, kids

Lil Jon and his wife got married in the year of 2004. Nathan, also known as DJ Young Slade, is their kid who has taken after his father. Lil Jon has claimed that witnessing things come full circle with his kid, who has been DJing since the age of 11, is one of his biggest delights.

He follows all of Atlanta’s sports teams and is one of the city’s renowned inhabitants who can be seen on large LED screens. Lil Jon has been leveraging his fame and money to help youngsters in developing nations get a good education. In collaboration with the organization Pencils of Promise, he has helped to fund two schools in the Ghanaian hamlet of Mafi Atitekpo.

Career

After finishing high school, Lil Jon continued to work as a DJ at prominent downtown Atlanta bars. It was then that he met Atlanta music producer Jermaine Dupri. A&R hired him because he knew people in Atlanta, and DJs knew him. Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz are a musical rap group formed by Lil Jon, Big Sam, and Lil’ Bo.

It was named East Side Boyz because Sam and Bo were brought up on the east side of Atlanta. The group’s debut hit, “Who U Wit?” was released in 1996. The song is credited with popularizing the phrase “crunk” in hip-hop. The group’s breakthrough album, ‘We Still Crunk!’ was released in 2000 by the newly formed label Black Market.

The group’s sophomore studio album, Kings of Crunk, was released in 2002. Crunk Juice, Lil Jon & the East Side Boyz’s final studio album, was released in 2004. The band split in 2005 after six studio albums and financial disagreements. Lil Jon was featured in Jay Sean’s double-platinum single ‘Do You Remember’ in 2008.

In July 2011, he collaborated with LMFAO on the song “Drink,” which was released by Ultra Records. Lil Jon partnered with DJ Snake to release “Turn Down for What” on Columbia Records in 2013. Lil Jon participated in the second volume of the Future-led soundtrack for the film Superfly in 2018.

Awards & Achievements

  • In the year 2005, Lil Jon was awarded a Grammy for Best Rap/Sung Collection for the song ‘Yeah!’ along with Usher and Ludacris
  • Lil Jon was awarded an MTV Video Music Award for Best Direction for the song ‘Turn Down for What’ along with DJ Snake
  • Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz were awarded an American Music Award for Favourite Rap/Hip-Hop Band/Duo/Groupin the year 2003.

Net Worth & Salary of Lil Jon in 2024

Lil Jon Net Worth
Lil Jon Net Worth

Lil Jon’s net worth is expected to be approximately $35 million as of May 2024. He amassed all of this fortune by being a successful DJ and record producer who has generated a lot of singles throughout the course of his career. His salary stands between $7 to $12 million on an average per year.

Although he is crazy about the game of hockey, Lil Jon is unquestionably a successful DJ and musician with a wide range of abilities. Despite his fortune and stardom, Lil Jon has not forgotten to serve his humanity and has been doing a fantastic job by sponsoring schools in Ghana.

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